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Old 08-24-2005, 08:53 AM   #1
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Angry got scammed on pc

got scammed on a pc compac persario at a yard sale only paid fifty bucks for it 38 gig hard drive but got the blue screen of death with unmountable boot volume on it tried to put in moms pc to fix it cause she has xp home too but not go can i slave this drive reformat while slaved then put an os back on it i dont have xp home disk to try and repair so any suggestions would be much help an xp disk would be better ha ha ha ha well it was just fifty buck anyways but a solution would rule thanks
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well format as slave then install like free version of linux otherwise buy windows.
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Here's what Microsoft says about it.
http://support.microsoft.com/default...b;en-us;297185
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Old 08-24-2005, 02:38 PM   #4
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have win 98 and xp upgrade so slave the drive format then put it back in and install 98 and go from there sound good i think it should work but needed the assurance i tried strippin it but cant get any boot disk to work on it while the drive is jacked up thanks for the input
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